Brenton Gieser is a filmmaker and photographer originating from Half Moon Bay, California. He is the Co-Founder of LvL Films, a production company based in San Francisco exploring stories that cut to the core of our humanity. He approaches his work as a personal mandate to help raise questions about social and economic injustice with a desire to move us towards deeper community understanding and social equity. His first short documentary film, Tender Souls, has been screened live for thousands of San Franciscans at SF DocFest, SF Urban Film Festival and at companies like Twitter, Salesforce, Wells Fargo, Zendesk, amongst others. His current project, The 50, unveils the story of the first 50 men to become California certified drug and alcohol counselors while serving either life or long-term prison sentences.